The Keweenaw Water Trail is a designated route established in 1995 for paddlers of sea kayaks and canoes. Nicknamed “A Superior Sports Port” by National Geographic Adventure Magazine, the Water Trail exemplifies the Keweenaw Peninsula in the most literal sense.
Check out our interactive Copper Harbor Sea Kayak map and get a taste of paddling in the Keweenaw! Join Matt and Tyler, two guides from the Keweenaw Adventure Company, as they navigate the coastal Lake Superior waters near Copper Harbor and offer tips to get the most out of your Keweenaw paddle experience.
The Keweenaw offers a rugged coastline that competes with that of the legendary Isle Royale, only without the ferryboat ride. It highlights a mixture of the many moods of Lake Superior, which can change in short order. Here are some recommendations to have a fun and safe experience:
Don’t have a kayak? Need a wet suit? Not a problem. You can rent one from a few locations around the Keweenaw. Check out these local businesses for equipment and more: